2023 Industry Scholarships

Each year various union, plumbing and construction related organizations make educational scholarships available to union members and their families.

If you are interested in applying for any of these scholarships please spend time reviewing the requirements.  This will help ensure that your application is properly filled out and considered.  If you have any questions regarding any of these scholarships contact the organization offering the award.

Applications are now being accepted for the Stephen M. Bailey Memorial Scholarship Awards. These scholarships are available for the sons and daughters of Local 130 U.A. members graduating from high school in the Spring of 2023. Click here for the application form. If you are interested in applying complete the application and mail to: Stephen M. Bailey Memorial Scholarship Committee, 1340 West Washington Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois 60607. Deadline is Friday, March 31st, 2023; applications will not be accepted after this date.                                                          


The United Association offers scholarships to members and their dependents each year.  The applications are now available on their website at www.ua.org in the “members only” section.  The application deadline will be posted upon notification.


The Chicago Federation of Labor (CFL) awards Scholarships to children of CFL affiliated union members.  Applications are now available to download from our website at https://chicagolabor.org/resources/scholarships/. Completed applications must be received by the Chicago Federation of Labor by Feb 8th, 2023 at 4:30 PM. Due to the pandemic, applications will only be accepted electronically.  Applications and all supporting documents should be emailed all together to scholarship@chicagolabor.org

Union Plus offers scholarships to children, spouses and members of affiliated unions (including the United Association).  Their online applications are available now on the Union Plus website at www.unionplus.org/college-education-financing/scholarships.  The deadline for submitting an application will be posted upon notification.